Operate an articulated dump truck

SAQA US ID        UNIT STANDARD TITLE

262745                  Operate an articulated dump truck

PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL       NQF LEVEL          CREDITS

Level 2                                 NQF Level 02      10

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD

The qualifying learner will be able to operate an articulated dump truck by understanding the functions of starting, shutting down and operating procedures for the machine. Learners who master the applied competence described in this unit standard will contribute to the development of a professional community of Construction Plant operators.

 

The qualifying learner will be capable of:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of the functions of an articulated dump truck.
  • Planning for work activities and prepare work area.
  • Starting and shutting down articulated dump truck.
  • Operating articulated dump truck.
  • Transporting articulated dump truck to and from site.

 

WHO SHOULD TRAIN

Anyone with the interest to operate this machine is welcome. Companies or individuals who own one can also get to us to have their employees trained and certified.

REQUIREMENTS

To qualify for this course, you will need,

  • Minimum of Grade 7-9 certificate
  • Recognition of previous learning/experience is also considered